The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cambridge region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank - 42 44
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.51% 1.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.85% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £370 £390
% change year-on-year
+11.48% -5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £48.25 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £48.25 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.09%
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
73 108 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.52% 27.62% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 64
Average daily rate £320 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £168 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £45.65 £50.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Cryptography
Cambridgeshire

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cryptography across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Cryptography Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Cryptography
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cryptography across the Cambridge region.

Cryptography Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Cryptography
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cryptography across the Cambridge region.

Cryptography Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Cryptography
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Cryptography also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cryptography.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Cryptography also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cryptography. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet